The Zac Efron-starring biopic The Iron Claw has landed in US cinemas.


The new film from writer-director Sean Durkin follows the real-life Von Erich brothers, Kevin (Efron), David, Kerry and Mike, charting their rise in the world of professional wrestling in the 1980s under the shadow of their overbearing father, Fritz (Holt McCallany), and tells a fascinating but tragic true story.

Alongside Efron, The Iron Claw stars other big names including Harris Dickinson, Lily James and The Bear's Jeremy Allen White.

If you're wondering when The Iron Claw will be released in UK cinemas and when it's likely to come to streaming, read on for everything you need to know.

The Iron Claw release date UK

Zac Efron in The Iron Claw sitting topless
Zac Efron as Kevin Von Erich in The Iron Claw. A24/ YouTube

The Iron Claw was released by A24 in US cinemas on 22nd December 2023.

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Fans in the UK will have to wait a little while longer to see the film, which is set to be released by Lionsgate in the UK on 9th February 2024.

When will The Iron Claw become available to stream online?

A streaming date is yet to be announced, but fans can expect the film to come to Max.

A24 struck a multi-year streaming deal with Warner Bros Discovery in December 2023 to bring its movies exclusively to HBO and Max, with A24 titles including Priscilla and The Iron Claw among the new films that will stream exclusively on the platform under the deal.

The Iron Claw cast

Zac Efron leads the cast of the movie as Kevin Von Erich, and previously sent the internet into a frenzy after revealing his epic body transformation for the role.

The full cast list for the film is as follows:

  • Zac Efron (Baywatch, High School Musical) as Kevin Von Erich
  • Jeremy Allen White (The Bear) as Kerry Von Erich
  • Harris Dickinson (Scrapper) as David Von Erich
  • Stanley Simons (Angelfish) as Mike Von Erich
  • Holt McCallany (Fight Club) as Fritz Von Erich
  • Maura Tierney (The Affair) as Doris Von Erich
  • Lily James (Pam & Tommy, Cinderella) as Pam

The cast is rounded out by Grady Wilson, Valentine Newcomer, Scott Ines, Chavo Guerrero Jr, Jullian Dulce Vida, Ryan Nemeth, Garrett Hammond, Michael Harney, Cazzey Louis Cereghino, Kevin Anton and Michael Papajohn.

The Iron Claw will be released in UK cinemas on 9th February 2024.

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